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Welcome to Catasauqua ...
The location of Catasauqua has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Catasauqua, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
When the people of Catasauqua refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Catasatuguan<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Catasauqua has a population of 6,602 people<4> (see below for details).
Catasauqua is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Catasauqua lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Catasauqua: (610) and (484)<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Catasauqua had an population of 6,602 people. This is an increase of 2.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Catasauqua had a population of 6,436 people. This makes Catasauqua the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Catasauqua represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,436 people, the population of Catasauqua decreased 2.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,588 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Catasauqua.
Communities near Catasauqua ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Catasauqua.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Catasauqua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Catasauqua.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Catasauqua. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Catasauqua.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Catasauqua. See our Newspapers Page for Catasauqua.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Catasauqua ...
Looking for more information about Catasauqua? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Catasauqua, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Catasauqua.
Adding Catasauqua to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Catasauqua in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Catasauqua was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Catasauqua in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Catasauqua.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Lehigh County: www.lehighcounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024